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Ghost bike left on Spadina for Carla Warrilow

Carla Warrilow

I have no words.  I blame anyone against bikelanes, anywhere.  Anyone who doesn’t think people should be safe no matter what mode of transportation they use is an awful person. The group had gathered at Spadina Ave. and Dundas St. W. to chain a white “ghost bike” to a lamppost as a memorial to 25-year-old […]

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“The city is a boneyard of broken cyclists, all hit by drivers…”

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Article by Catherine Porter in the Toronto Star: Now, I drive a car too, and can list the reasons why I choose to bike most days: the smell of lilac bushes in the morning, the sense of freedom, the endorphins. But I can also tell you that I get frightened on my bike in a […]

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Ghost Bike Memorial in Mississauga

[via bikelanediary] A little over a week ago, a cyclist was struck and killed in Mississauga, and a “ghost bike” memorial has been set up by the Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists group: via the Biking Toronto Forum Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous

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Cyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Crash

The Toronto Star is reporting on a cyclist-car collision from last night: The 53-year-old man was heading west on Rogers Rd. in the bike lane shortly after 7 p.m. At Silverthorn Ave., the van turned right and he hit the side. The force of the crash threw him to the ground, where he hit his […]

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Bike / Taxi Collision, Cyclist Leg Amputated

Scary stuff from the streets this morning. I’ll post more details as I know them. CityNews: Police Interviewing Cabbie Following Bizarre Incident West Of Downtown Was it a hit-and-run? An attempted robbery? Police are still trying to iron out the details of a bizarre incident early Friday morning. A cyclist was taken to hospital after […]

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Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

Toronto’s Weekly Carnage collects the news stories from the past week that highlights the dangers of creating communities and infrastructure based on the private automobile instead of embracing policies and urban planning that encourage the use of public transit and active transportation modes like cycling and walking. Toronto Woman First To Be Nabbed For Drugged […]

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Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

Toronto’s Weekly Carnage collects the news stories from the past week that highlights the dangers of creating communities and infrastructure based on the private automobile and the neglection of policies and urban planning that encourage the use of public transit and active transportation modes like cycling and walking. Roofing Truck Crash On Glebemount It happened […]

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Cyclist Memorial Scheduled for Wednesday

Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists is co-ordinating a ride and memorial in memory of the cyclist who was killed at Trethewey Dr. and Tedder St.: A cyclist memorial will be held this coming Wednesday September 17th for the cyclist killed on September 10th. Ride together from Bloor and Spadina, leaving at 630pm to arrive on […]

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Police: Charges Pending in Cyclist Death

On Wednesday, we had a cyclist fatality in the west end (at Trethewey Dr. and Tedder St.). The Toronto Sun is reporting that charges are pending against the driver: “The cyclist was travelling westbound, was wearing a helmet and taking all the necessary precautions as far as clothing and visibility,” Sgt. Tim Burrows said. “For […]

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Cyclist Killed in the West End

Sad news from the streets this morning: Cyclist dies in west-end accident The westbound cyclist was hit at the intersection of Trethewey Dr. and Tedder St. at about 8 a.m. by a 4Runner making a left turn, said Toronto police Sgt. Tim Burrows. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the 4 […]

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July 25: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

About Toronto’s Weekly Carnage: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage is inspired by NYC’s Streetsblog Weekly Carnage feature. The aim of this series of posts is to bring attention to the death and destruction wrought by automobiles and an auto-centric culture. Pursuing policies promoting walking, cycling and public transit could help reduce the carnage. Elderly Woman Injured In […]

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July 18: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

About Toronto’s Weekly Carnage: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage is inspired by NYC’s Streetsblog Weekly Carnage feature. The aim of this series of posts is to bring attention to the death and destruction wrought by automobiles and an auto-centric culture. Pursuing policies promoting walking, cycling and public transit could help reduce the carnage. Tractor-Trailer Flips And Bursts […]

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July 11: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

About Toronto’s Weekly Carnage: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage is inspired by NYC’s Streetsblog Weekly Carnage feature. The aim of this series of posts is to bring attention to the death and destruction wrought by automobiles and an auto-centric culture. Pursuing policies promoting walking, cycling and public transit could help reduce the carnage. Two-Vehicle Crash On Hwy […]

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Driver fined $110 for hitting cyclist with door

You may have seen this news in your local paper, or in yesterday’s “Headlines” post, but in case you haven’t… The driver who opened their car door and hit a cyclist in May, resulting in that cyclists crashing and then getting run over by a van is being fined $110 for it. The Toronto Cyclists […]

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July 4: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

About Toronto’s Weekly Carnage: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage is inspired by NYC’s Streetsblog Weekly Carnage feature. The aim of this series of posts is to bring attention to the death and destruction wrought by automobiles and an auto-centric culture. Pursuing policies promoting walking, cycling and public transit could help reduce the carnage. Garbage truck hits woman, […]

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